Sickle Cell Disease: Mike's Story (Video)
In this video Mike, 18, talks about life with sickle cell disease, including how he manages pain crises, stays on top of schoolwork, and finds time for skateboarding and other interests. His philosophy on having sickle cell disease: "Don't let it stop you from doing what you love because you're no different from anyone else."
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